Origins Available: Austrian
The Vogelzang surname is a habitational name derived from any of several places called Vogelsang in Germany.
Early Origins of the Vogelzang family
The surname Vogelzang was first found in Pomerania, where the name acquired a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates in Prussia
, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.
Early History of the Vogelzang family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vogelzang research.Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1837, 1793, 1741 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Vogelzang History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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Early Notables of the Vogelzang family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the name Vogelzang at this time were Johann Lucas Vogelsang, a general of the Hessian army at Darmstadt, who was ennobled in 1741; as well as... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vogelzang Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Vogelzang family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Simon Vogelgesang, who came to Philadelphia in 1741; Johann Nickol Vogelgesang, who came to Philadelphia in 1750; Johann Vogelsang, who came to Winterhill, Massachusetts in 1777.
Contemporary Notables of the name Vogelzang (post 1700)
- Nicholas J. Vogelzang (b. 1949), American medical oncologist with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN)
- Peter Vogelzang (b. 1945), Dutch businessman, member of the board of directors of Feyenoord Rotterdam